Plato and the Ancient Platonic Tradition

Friday 9th November

13.00 - 13.15: Welcome - Tea/Coffee

13.15 - 14.30: Klaus Corcilius – Universität Tübingen, ‘Practical Reasoning and
                       Participation in the Timaeus

14.30 - 15.45: Pauliina Remes – Uppsala Universitet, ‘From Conversational Virtues to
                       Dialogical Epistemology: Plato and his Commentators’

15.45 - 16.15: Tea/Coffee

16.15 - 17.30: Riccardo Chiaradonna –Università degli studi Roma Tre, ‘‘Existence’ in
                       Neoplatonist Metaphysics’

18.30:             Dinner for speakers

Saturday 10th November

  9.30 - 10.45: Alexandra Michalewski – Centre Léon Robin, ‘Perception, Recollection
                       and Self-knowledge in Plotinus and other Platonists’

10.45 - 12.00: Jan Opsomer – Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, ‘Argumentative structures
                       and strategies in Proclus’ Elements of Theology

12.00 - 12.45: Lunch

12.45 - 14.00: Jonathan Beere – Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, ‘Plato on Why Cities are
                       Ruled’

14.00 - 15.15: Rusty Jones – Harvard University, ‘The Real Challenge of Plato’s Republic

15.15 - 15.45: Tea/Coffee

15.45 - 17.00: Panos Dimas – Universitetet i Oslo, ‘False Pleasures in the Philebus

17.00 - 18.15: David Ebrey - Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, ‘The Philosopher’s Courage
                       and the Right Exchange’

20.15:             Conference dinner for speakers and local researchers at the restaurant
                       Olympen, Grønlandsleiret 15.

 

The Conference is funded by the Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas and The Research Council of Norway, and is hosted by the Society for Ancient Philosophy at UiO

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